Friday, December 27, 2013

Recipe: Spaghetti Caprese

This is a great solo week night dinner that's under 500 calories!


  • 2 oz. spaghetti
  • 1 large diced heirloom tomato (seeds removed)
  • 2 TBS fresh basil (chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove (minced)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 oz mozzarella, part skim (finely diced)
  • 1/2 cup cannelloni beans (rinsed and drained)
  • 1 1/2 tsp white balsamic vinegar
  • fresh parsley (to taste)

To Make:

  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions.
  2. Toss cooked spaghetti with tomato, sliced basil, garlic, olive oil, and mozzarella. The goal is to get the mozzarella to soften just a bit.
  3. Finish dish with cannelloni beans, drizzled with white balsamic vinegar and spring of fresh parsley (or more basil, if you prefer).
Servings: 1
Per Serving: 440 calories, 70 g carbs, 11 g fat, 23 g protein, 14 g fiber, 11 WW pts

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